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  1. Re: Millesime Imperial / Unforgivable Question

    I agree with above. Though they are similar, MI has a more substantive, punchy feel to it. Also, the opening in MI is stronger and more impressive than Unforgivable.

    My advice: Treat yourself...
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    Re: Should I give TDH another try?

    Ditto.

    I have tried, several times in fact, to like this fragrance, but it just smells nasty most of the time. To me, TDH reminds me of old, wet logs in a damp forest. That is not what I want to...
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    Re: One house for all occasions

    After all the Creed bashing here a few months ago, I'm glad to see it's still highly regarded by Basenoters. Yes, it's certainly a house for all seasons.
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    Re: Jaipur Homme Fraicheur

    Very well written! Enjoyed your narrative.
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    Re: It's all in the Frequency

    With the Internet and online shopping, getting perfume samples and decants is easier than ever. Back in the 70's and 80's (and before), the only way to get a sample of a perfume would be to go to a...
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    Re: What scent would a MURDERER wear?

    Boucheron Trouble

    ... sprayed from a blood-red bottle ...
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    Re: Chanel Allure homme Sport masterpiece?

    Not sure if it's a masterpiece, but Chanel Allure Homme Sport is one of my favorites, and guess what ...

    That's what I'll be wearing tomorrow! :)
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    Re: Which CREED for 37yr old man?

    Millésime Impérial will make you feel fantastic whatever age you are!

    ;)
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    Re: Worst Fragrance Ever???

    Yes, a fake AdG would be bad, but the real one is quite nice.
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    Re: Worst Fragrance Ever???

    Ain't that the truth! :p

    Kenneth Cole Reaction = urine / lemon combo :undecided:
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    Re: 'I wouldn't wear that if you paid me......

    Hilarious, but so true, I agree 100%.

    No one could pay me to wear Kenneth Cole Reaction - -
    another one with a sharp urine smell. Nasty!
  12. Re: Who is wearing azzaro chrome for this summer 09?

    Come to think about it, I wore it last week. A bit stronger (more "metallic"? - - LOL) than Armani Code or AdG. Quite longlasting too - - Sprayed it on around 8:00 AM and it was still going strong...
  13. Re: UGH! I'm almost 30...so what are the best OLD MAN scents?

    OMG ... That is so funny!
    You certainly have a way with words ... :p
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    Poll: Re: Male Designer eau de Parfums

    "Oh yes, testify...!" :laugh:
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    Re: The Most Sensual Fragrance Poll!

    One comes to mind instantly ... Jaipur Homme by Boucheron (eau de parfum).

    It's everything you describe above with an added element of the exotic and mysterious. Fantastic!
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    Re: "Must" have designers in (any) wardrobe

    Absolutely agree!

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: Terre d´Hermes is a masterpice?

    Excellent response, PhinClio .... Further proof that when it comes to fragrances, evey person perceives a scent in a different way.

    BTW, a walk through a damp forest DOES sound like fun!

    :)
  18. Re: My first Creed experience: Imperial Millesime

    To jasonx: I think I know why Millésime Impérial fell flat on you.

    Never, but NEVER should Millésime Impérial be applied from a vial. That juice needs to be SPRAYED on! If possible, get a...
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    Re: The Most Overrated/Underrated Fragrance

    I like Creed frags for their depth and complexity, but what makes I AM KING so pleasant is that it's much lighter and not as heavy as the Creeds. Some might call this a rip-off, but there are times...
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    Re: The Most Overrated/Underrated Fragrance

    Most underrated fragrance (especially on Basenotes): SEAN JOHN - I AM KING.

    iT'S ACTUALLY QUITE GOOD!

    :thumbsup:
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    Re: The Most Overrated/Underrated Fragrance

    I second that ...
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    Re: Terre d´Hermes is a masterpice?

    I tried Terre d´Hermes today for the first time and DID NOT LIKE IT.

    The scent was dark, brooding and reminded me of a long walk through a damp forest.

    :lipsrsealed:
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    Re: Does the Quest Ever Stop?

    As long as we have noses (and money to spend) the quest will never end.

    :tongue:
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Angel's and straight man!

    Interesting match-up ... :happy:

    Basenoters are the coolest!
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    Re: Thierry Mugler Angel's and straight man!

    Interesting thread about male / female fragrances.

    I have never worn a "female" fragrance, yet I love and wear Jaipur Pour Homme which is indeed a very "feminine" scent. I guess in a parallel...
  26. Thread: Le Male???

    by Elgar Place
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    Re: Le Male???

    Manuel, thanks for sharing this fragrance moment with us.

    I remember distinctly that when I first sprayed on Le Male I was like, "Wow, this is so strong, so weird... do I really like this scent?" ...
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    Re: S o t D - Thursday, 16 Apr 09

    Boucheron Pour Homme

    Eau de Parfum
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    Re: S o t D - Wednesday, 15 Apr 09

    CreeD
    Original Vetiver
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    Re: Wearing a scent to sleep?

    My favorite!

    I wonder if I wear MI to bed, will I dream of King Faisal of Saudi Arabia?

    :p
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    Re: New travel sprays from By Kilian

    Mobile telephones / communication: cell phones

    Mobile music & video, IM's, etc. : iPhones, iPods, etc.

    Mobile Internet: iPhones, WiFi, bluetooth, etc.

    Mobile Fragrance: sample vials,...
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, 13 Apr 09

    Wow - what a great name! :grin:
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    Re: How Important is the Name, Packaging?

    Looks like I'm in the minority here, but I think packaging and the fragrance name are immensely important. For example:

    [1] I'm sure that a big part of the success of Le Male by Jean Paul...
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    Re: S o t D - Monday, 13 Apr 09

    CREED
    Bois du Portugal

    The perfect scent to start the week.
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    Re: SotY: House Overview

    I second that! :thumbup:
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    Re: What should my first Creed purchase be?

    Same here! MI fans unite!!! :happy:
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    Re: SotY: #1 Guerlain Vetiver

    SMM - - You treated us to a truly impressive report, both in your research and presentation. It was highly informative and fun to read. Like perfaddict above/below me, Guerlain Vetiver flew under...
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    Re: What should my first Creed purchase be?

    Calmwind, first let me say, you've asked an EXCELLENT question!

    Second, when it comes to Creed, Basenoters will agree on only one thing: to disagree. LOL! :laugh:

    I wholeheartedly recommend...
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    Re: Scent for golf?

    Not much of a golf player, but I heartily recommend Polo Sport by Ralph Lauren.

    Nice clean, oudoors fragrance.
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    Re: OK... I finally "got" Egoiste!

    A very classy, elegant fragrance. One of my favorites!

    :thumbsup:
  40. Re: what fragrance would pete townshend wear?

    Pete would wear Dior Fahrenheit, and then he'll smash the bottle upon the floor, creating a voluminous cloud of smoke and debris ....

    ... Memories of Monterey, June,1967
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    Re: A Gift from Guerlain

    Congratulations and enjoy!

    ;) ;) ;) You 'da man! :) :) :)
  42. Re: your Creed colllection isnt complete unless you have Breed

    The new BREED collection features:

    Original Santa
    Boys du Portugal
    Mt. Everest
    Erolphaa
    Glacier Aluminum
    Gold Mountain Spring
    Green Irish Wool
    Royal Crown Delight
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    Re: Costco Carries Credible Creed

    Creed available at COSTCO is a bit of a shock, but when yoou think about it, what makes COSTCO so amazingly popular is that it carries many name / reputable brands at very affordable prices.

    With...
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    Re: SotY: #9 Creed Green Irish Tweed

    What I love about GREEN IRISH TWEED is that is so perfectly named. When I wear it, it really smells and feels "green," "Irish," & "tweedy." It's just the perfect name for this wonderful frangrance....
  45. Re: Don't you hate it when you have too much to sample?

    Don't you hate it when you have too much to sample?

    LOL - - I hear ya!

    While I don't have dozens and dozens (hundreds!!?!?!) of samples yet to smell, I do have many untried samples that I've...
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    Re: SotY: #10 Chanel Egoiste

    Égoïste = one of my all time favorites.

    Thanks for the statistics, an impressive presentation!
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    Re: Creed News I just heard

    Congrats on the cool find, and thanks for the Creed inside scoop ...
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    Re: XXX is the best fragrance for YYY

    Scentronic ...

    This thread gets two thumbs up and a double snap from me . . .
    great idea, fabulous responses! :grin:
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    Re: XXX is the best fragrance for YYY

    DY by Daddy Yankee is the best fragrance for fueling up with some GASOLINA!

    Vroooooom, Vrooooooooom ..... !!!
  50. Re: maistream Base Note member or On the fringe?

    I've worn fragrances off and on for a while, but it's only RECENTLY that I've taken a SERIOUS interest in them. The world of male fragrances has taken a very interesting turn for the best in the...
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    Re: Meaning of "HABIT ROUGE"?

    .... and I was pronouncing "Habit Rouge" as "Habit Rogue" as in ....

    "An unprincipled, deceitful, and unreliable person; a scoundrel or rascal.
    One who is playfully mischievous; a scamp." ........
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    Re: Meaning of "HABIT ROUGE"?

    Thank you to all contributors for shedding light on this question (and to adrianis for the eye-catchhing ad). Great answers!
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    Re: Meaning of "HABIT ROUGE"?

    Thanks for the clarification ... I obviously took the word "dress" too literally, thinking it was a lady's dress. LOL. Your reasoning makes a lot of sense.
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    Meaning of "HABIT ROUGE"?

    I did an internet "French to English" translation of "habit rouge" and it keeps coming up "red dress." Does "habit rouge" have an alternative or colloquial meaning in French?

    Why call a male...
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    Re: Ever Smell "Too Good"?

    Creed MI and Creed GIT are my two current "spirit lifters" - - they always smell "too good" to be real. :)

    Another one that makes me smell "too good" is Chanel Allure Homme Sport.
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    Re: Frag that I loved now makes me sick

    KENNETH COLE REACTION by Kenneth Cole.

    Tried a sample, loved it. Bought a bottle, used it a few times, and now I hate it. Too harsh, too overpowering. Phoooeey ...
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    Re: S o t D - Tuesday, 24 March 09

    Chanel Égoïste Pour Homme

    .... and that stuff really lasts!
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    Re: Are you ADDICTED to Millesime Imperial ?

    A potent combination for sure! I also have BdP and will give this combo a try ...
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    Re: Are you ADDICTED to Millesime Imperial ?

    Fantastic photos! :thumbsup: You certainly have a gold mine there!

    The MI gold bottle has an aura all to itself -- it was great insight of the folks at Creed to put MI in a gold bottle...
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    Re: Are you ADDICTED to Millesime Imperial ?

    I've also tried Sean John's Unforgivable and the resemblance to Millesime Imperial is minimal. I've read how Sean John ripped off MI when creating his fragrance, etc., but the two are unmistakably...
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    Are you ADDICTED to Millesime Imperial ?

    1. Do you find yourself wearing Creed Millesime Imperial around the house, perhaps even while doing such mundane things as the laundry or picking up the mail?

    2. Do you go to bed at night...
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    Re: Daddy Yankee is launching a fragrance...

    Can't wait to try a sample...
    I hear it's quite decent.
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    Re: Fragrance with dominant melon note

    Sound good enough to eat! :p
  64. Thread: Testers?

    by Elgar Place
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    Re: Testers?

    I always see testers on eBay for considerably less than the actual products.

    If you don't mind a bottle without a cap, and no fancy designer box, go for it! :p
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    Re: Jaipur homme

    Boucheron Jaïpur Homme is in my top 5 fragrances of all time. In fact, I recently reviewed it here in Basenotes, and am still waiting for my review to show up (Administrator, hint, hint ..... :)).
    ...
  66. Poll: Re: St. Patrick's Day Poll: the best "green" fragrance

    I wore G*I*T today and it was perfection.

    Truly took me to the enchanted forests of the Emerald Isle.
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    Re: Name a "Modern Classic"

    I have not reviewed it yet on Basenotes (I will eventually), but Giorgio Armani's ARMANI CODE is absolutely BRILLIANT. Even though it's hugely popular and certainly over-exposed, it is a classic...
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    Re: Gucci Envy Vs. Boucheron Jaipur

    Both are sophisticated scents, but my choice is Boucheron Jaïpur Homme.

    Jaïpur Homme's oriental notes (heliotrope, amber, and others) give it an exotic, distinctive edge over Envy. Jaipur is not...
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    Re: Millisime Imperial Top Note

    I agree 100% with Dennis. The opening of MI is absolutely fantastic!

    To me, it's the best part of the MI experience.
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